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Ken Schwaber, Co-Creator of Scrum And Founder of, Recognized By Boston Business Journal With Lifetime Achievement Award

January 13, 2017

Schwaber Honored at the Publication’s Innovation All-Stars Awards Gala

Boston – Jan. 13, 2017, the mission-based organization dedicated to improving the profession of software delivery through training, certification assessments and community, is proud to announce that Ken Schwaber, founder of and a creator of Scrum, was honored with an Innovation All-Stars Lifetime Achievement Award from the Boston Business Journal. The awards ceremony took place on January 12, 2017 at the Innovation and Design Building in Boston, MA.

“It doesn’t seem so long ago that Jeff and I were working here in Boston on a software project and needed to find a better way to deliver that software at the pace of innovation. Today, it fills me with pride that so many millions of people apply and adhere to the Scrum principals in all areas of industry,” said Schwaber. “I graciously accept this award and thank the Boston Business Journal for this honor.”

The annual Innovation All-Stars awards recognize Greater Boston’s most innovative and enterprising technology companies and entrepreneurs. Lifetime Achievement Award winners demonstrate leadership and ingenuity that greatly impacts the technology and science community in Boston and around the world.   

“Massachusetts regularly ranks as the most innovative state in the nation — it’s where venture capital was invented and home to the top research institutions in the world.” said Doug Banks, executive editor, Boston Business Journal. “We are thrilled to honor Ken with the Lifetime Achievement Award for being at the cutting-edge of innovation within software development and delivery and in Boston’s technology community for so many years.”  


Based on the principles of Scrum and the Agile Manifesto, provides comprehensive training, assessments and certifications to improve the profession of software delivery. Throughout the world, our solutions and community of Professional Scrum Trainers empower people and organizations to achieve agility through Scrum.  Ken Schwaber, the co-creator of Scrum, founded in 2009 as a global organization, dedicating himself to improving the profession of software delivery by reducing the gaps so the work and work products are dependable. 

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Allison Stokes
fama PR